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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Consolidating Oracle Siebel CRM Environments With High Availability on Sun SPARC Enterprise Servers

    Founded on a service-oriented architecture, Oracle! Siebel Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software allows businesses to build scalable standards-based applications that can help to attract new business, increase customer loyalty, and improve profitability. As companies deliver more comprehensive and rich customer experiences through CRM tools, demand can scale rapidly, forcing datacenters...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    The Managed Desktop Factory Sun Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Software as a Service

    IT organizations are constantly provisioning office workplaces to make services and applications available to users. Doing so requires state-of-the-art IT environments that are: adding and deleting users, changing configurations, providing new IT applications and services, and moving an office from one country to another must be possible in the age...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Running Oracle Real Application Clusters on Oracle VM Server for SPARC

    This paper discusses running Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) on Oracle servers configured with Oracle VM Server for SPARC (previously called Sun Logical Domains). Oracle VM Server for SPARC virtualization technology allows the creation of multiple virtual systems on a single physical system, and enables fine-grained assignment of CPU and...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    How to Upgrade and Patch With Oracle Solaris Live Upgrade

    This white paper demonstrates the use of Oracle Solaris Live Upgrade, a powerful tool for managing change, risk, and system availability on Oracle Solaris systems. This white paper will cover: An overview of Oracle Solaris Live Upgrade for OS upgrades, patching, and as a mechanism for developers to install the...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Best Practices for Moving to the Solaris 10 Operating System: Best Practices for Solaris 10 OS in the Datacenter

    Technology refresh cycles are a necessity, and can help companies take advantage of new innovations and operate at peak performance. While most companies associate such efforts with upgrading servers and systems, the operating system also plays a key role and can help organizations create more efficient deployments if kept up...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Sun Systems for Sun StorageTek Enterprise Backup Software

    Virtually every company, regardless of size or industry, needs data archive capabilities. Datacenter administrators across all industry segments face similar archive challenges: explosive data growth, pressure to meet promised service levels and backup windows for users, "Forever" archive data retention and retrieval requirements, and rising energy costs. Their data protection...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Make the Move to Solaris 10 and CoolThreads Servers (IBB Solaris 10 Adoption)

    Get an inside look at the breakthrough technologies that make the Solaris 10 OS and CoolThreads servers the best choice for tackling the IT challenges. The presenter shows how to easily upgrade from earlier versions of Solaris. Those who are on Solaris 10 should attend this webcast to take full...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Storage Management Outsourcing

    The attendee will explore how outsourcing part of the storage environment can keep the costs and challenges of storage management under control. The attendee will learn the four steps that every company must take when moving to a managed storage environment key considerations for working with a third-party vendor and...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Net Talk: Sorting Out Solaris Releases

    What's the difference between the Solaris 10 OS and Solaris Express Developer Edition (SXDE)? And where does OpenSolaris come into play? This webcast will help to sort through the different versions of Solaris and help to understand which version will best suit the needs. The presenter will give sneak peak...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Net Talk: Server Virtualization Choice With Sun

    Sun offers an integrated virtualization product portfolio and expertise that spans desktop-to-datacenter. The presenter gives closer look at Sun's server and OS virtualization solutions and shows why they are the ideal platform for virtualization and addressing key business and IT challenges.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Turbo-Charging HPC Application Performance With Flash Storage

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how to boost the application performance by changing the focus from processing power to implementing the right storage environment for the HPC environment.

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Australian Utility Reduces Downtime, Speeds Processing Time With Sun Servers and Storage Systems

    ETSA Utilities is South Australia's primary electricity distributor, delivering power to more than 800,000 homes and businesses. The company's challenge was to replace aging computers that host the company's ERP system and improve processing time of ERP system jobs. ETSA Utilities engaged Sun Microsystems to deploy two Sun SPARC Enterprise...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Sun Storage Solution Enables ETH Zurich IT Team to Support Innovative Scientific Research

    The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Z?rich (ETH Z?rich) is a science and technology university in Z?rich, Switzerland with 370 professorships and 15,000 students from 80 nations. The challenge was to scale to handle many TB of new data on a few days' notice and find an additional alternative to...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Sun Servers and Storage Support International Growth of French Geolocation Market Leader

    Based in Paris, France and founded in 2003, Deveryware has deployed a range of technologies that support geolocation services. The challenge was to reduce energy consumption of database hardware and avoid cost incurred by acquiring additional rack. Deveryware has replaced its existing HP hardware with a combination of Sun Fire...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Pennsylvania Healthcare System Improves Control of Electronic Data With Sun Storage Solution

    Based in Danville, Pennsylvania, Geisinger is one of the largest rural healthcare providers in the United States. The company's challenge was to meet regulatory requirements for controlling electronic data and implement solution under tight deadline. Geisinger Health Systems' upgraded its IT environment with a Sun StorageTek tape solution that strengthened...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Sun Microsystems Delivers Storage and Service Solution for German Automobile Conglomerate

    Founded in Munich, Germany, in 1916, BMW Group manufactures automobiles, motorcycles, and engines. The challenge was to update existing storage infrastructure enterprise-wide and incorporate existing HP storage systems into the new storage environment. BMW updated its storage infrastructure using enterprise storage systems from the Sun StorageTek 9900V family and fibre...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Exploiting Java-ILP on a Simultaneous Multi-Trace Instruction Issue (SMTI) Processor

    The available Instruction Level Parallelism in Java bytecode (Java-ILP) is not readily exploitable using traditional in-order or out-of-order issue mechanisms due to dependencies involving stack operands. The sequentialization due to stack dependency can be overcome by identifying bytecode traces, which are sequences of bytecode instructions that when executed leave the...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Consolidating Oracle Databases

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how one can turbo charge the performance of the Oracle databases and business applications, and change the storage economics. The Sun Storage 7000 for Oracle Database Consolidation solution provides unique capabilities to monitor, tune, and manage key storage components of an Oracle infrastructure...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Sun Systems for Siebel CRM Professional Edition

    Make the IT department's job easier. With Sun Systems for Siebel CRM Professional Edition, midsize companies can easily and cost-effectively deploy a CRM system in less than three hours. The solution packs the power of three servers in one by combining a high-performance Sun Fire X4270 server and an optional...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Consolidation and TCO Reduction With Sun SPARC Enterprise Servers

    Poor server utilization, deployment complexity and scalability issues increase total cost of ownership and adversely affect the organization's goals. The presenter will share all the information one need to meet all of the requirements for scalability, high availability, performance, virtualization and manageability for server consolidation. The attendee will discover the...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Deploying Oracle Business Intelligence EE on Solaris and Sun SPARC Systems

    The attendee of this webcast will gain insight into best practices for architecting a fault tolerant, secure, and resilient solution, and for reducing deployment time by up to 40% with Sun's tested, documented implementation blueprint. With Sun Systems for Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition High Availability Deployments, one can get...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Accelerating Databases and Reducing Costs With Flash Storage

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how Sun's FlashFire portfolio of solid-state storage products can help to meet the challenges of data-intensive computing and faster application response times with greater speed and efficiency. The presenter will display the newest Flash technologies, an immediate solution for improved performance and turbo...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    The Benefits of an X86 Server Upgrade

    As the economic downturn impacts most IT organizations, hardware upgrades are often more difficult to justify. It's essential that IT professionals understand the entire set of justifications and benefits that come from server upgrades, not just one or two. While there has been a great deal of discussion about the...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Don't Lose Your ROI With Antiquated Network Technology: Learn About New Technology From Sun and Intel

    It's knows that driving ROI is critical to the justification of the server refresh, upgrade, or virtualization project. Faster, more powerful servers comprise one piece of the solution, but outdated networking equipment could also be slowing the data center down and preventing the company from leveraging the full benefits of...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Sun Business Intelligence Solution for Web Infrastructure: A Sun Open Network Systems Webinar

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how to build a powerful business intelligence and web analytics solution for less. The Sun Business Intelligence Solution for Web Infrastructure (BIWI) is an integrated, open-architecture solution that significantly reduces the cost and complexity of consolidating offline and customer online data. Composed of...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Top HPC Use Cases in Life Sciences

    The attendee of this webcast will learn from the experts how best to apply cutting edge high-performance computing techniques - such as cloud clustering and multi-core optimization - in a life sciences environment. The presenter will address the top use cases cited by the customers, including high performance life science...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Sun Enterprise 2.0 Solution for Oracle

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how to deploy an Enterprise 2.0 infrastructure with speed, simplicity, and savings. Enterprise collaboration initiatives such as blogs, wikis, and content management applications can be powerful ways to enhance productivity, increase innovation, and improve efficiency within the organization. But with budgets tight during...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Solid State Drives - Improving Data Center Economics and Bringing New Capabilities

    The newest generation of Sun systems with Solid State Drives (SSDs) will help improve the economics of the data center by offering lower data center power usage, improving performance, lowering operating costs, and providing higher reliability. Sun and Intel have combined to improve SSD products, making them an essential tool...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Why Sun x64 Platforms and Hyper-V?

    The attendee of this webcast will explore how Sun Microsystems' Intel and AMD based servers, coupled with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V can enhance the data center virtualization effort, as well as the various capabilities this new approach enables, including run more virtual machines in the same footprint...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Reassessing Server Costs for Mid-Size Companies

    Current economic conditions might suggest that companies hold on to their installed servers longer. But doing so could actually drain the already limited IT budget, because operational costs and other soft-dollar expenses to support the many installed servers will be high relative to the costs of consolidating servers. With pressures...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    How to Consolidate and Save on Storage Costs

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how to consolidate the storage environment to reduce costs, power, and floor space and grow automated tape environments without disruption. The attendee will also learn how to simplify management of enterprise mainframe, open systems or mixed operating environments.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    How to Reduce CRM Infrastructure Sprawl: A Technical Guide to Consolidating Oracle Siebel CRM 8

    How to deliver the solutions the users are clamoring for while reducing the costs and footprint of the ever-expanding Oracle Siebel CRM 8 requirements? The presenters of this webcast will demonstrate how no-cost virtualization solutions from Sun can maximize CRM system utilization while minimizing power consumption and data center floor...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Scaling Hadoop for MapReduce Applications Webinar

    Hadoop is typically scaled on a large pool of commodity system nodes. However, by using multicore, multithreaded processors, one can achieve the same scale with fewer machines. The presenter of this webcast will discuss how Sun's chip multithreading (CMT) technology-based UltraSPARC T2 Plus processor can process up to 256 tasks...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    PCI DSS Compliance Webinar Replay

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how identity and access management solutions form one of the most important building blocks in establishing the necessary safeguards against malicious access to sensitive information. The presenter will look at how identity management can help address some of the key requirements of PCI...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    JavaServer Faces 2.0: A Complete Tour

    The presenter gives overview of what's new in JSF 2.0. It covers all of the many new features in JSF 2.0, from big ticket items such as Ajax and bookmarkability, to small features like new methods on ExternalContext, and everything in between.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Sun's Virtualization Environment for Websphere Application Deployment

    The attendee of this webcast will learn about the latest industry trends and receive an introduction to Sun's virtualization approaches for deploying IBM Websphere applications on the Sun Solaris platform.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Take the Guess Work Out of Deploying Scalable and Cost-Effective Oracle Data Warehouses

    By right-sizing the infrastructure to the business performance needs, one can achieve a data warehouse environment that is cost-effective, fast, reliable, and scalable. Sun can help to develop a plan for a balanced architecture just right for the needs, saving the money and deployment time, and maximizing the return on...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    How to Optimize the Solaris OS on Sun Systems Based on Intel Xeon 5500 Processor Series

    Sun and Intel, as part of a broad strategic alliance, have been working together - from design and architecture through implementation - to ensure the Solaris OS is optimized to maximize the power and capabilities of current and future Intel Xeon processors. Both Sun and Intel have made significant advances...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Achieve Faster Deployments With GlassFish ESB

    The attendee will learn how to achieve faster deployments with GlassFish ESB. Sun GlassFish ESB offers an agile, lean, modular, pluggable, open-source integration platform that improves developer productivity, and time-to-market. With GlassFish ESB one can achieve faster and more cost-efficient deployments than expensive, complex proprietary software. GlassFish ESB's fit to...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Mobilizing Enterprise Applications

    The attendee of this webcast will find out how GlassFish Mobility Platform and Web Space Server can jointly fit within the existing infrastructure to enable true business mobility through next-generation mobile IT infrastructure and applications. Sun GlassFish Mobility Platform offers a mixture of rich enterprise features. The attendee will learn...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System as Storage Target for Symantec Enterprise Vault

    This paper describes how to quickly configure and deploy the Sun Storage 7110 Unified Storage System (also referred to as "Appliance") for Symantec Enterprise Vault and how to set up a File System Archive (FSA). A quick introduction is provided on how to configure the Sun Storage 7110 Unified Storage...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Deploying Oracle Real Application Clusters on Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System

    The Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System supports NFS v3, NFS v4, iSCSI, and CIFS protocols and comes with a comprehensive set of data service features which provide unlimited snapshots, clones, and remote replication. Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC), a clustered database infrastructure, offers highly scalable architecture and allows...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Deploying Oracle ASM Using iSCSI on Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System

    The Internet SCSI (iSCSI) protocol allows a client system (initiator) to send SCSI commands to targets on a remote server over an existing IP network infrastructure, thus providing a low cost alternative to a Storage Area Network (SAN) infrastructure. The Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System supports the iSCSI, NFS,...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Using ZFS Snapshots With Zmanda Recovery Manager for MySQL on OpenSolaris 2008.11 OS

    The objective of this paper is to show how to deploy Zmanda Recovery Manager 3.0 for MySQL on the OpenSolaris 2008.11 OS and how ZRM performs on a Sun Fire X4500 system using the ZFS file system. In particular this paper demonstrates how ZRM takes advantage of ZFS snapshot technology...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Virus Scanning on Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System With Trend Micro InterScan Web Security Suite

    This paper describes the installation of the Trend Micro InterScan Web Security Suite (IWSS) software on Microsoft Windows and on the Solaris Operating System. The IWSS software is used as a virus scan engine for a Sun Storage 7210 Unified Storage System, in conjunction with the VSCAN service. Content on...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Multithreaded Application Acceleration With Chip Multithreading (CMT), MultiCore/Multithread UltraSPARC Processors: UltraSPARC Processor Applications

    The proliferation of billions of devices - ranging from 3G cell phones to netbook computers - means consumers increasingly demand instantaneous access to information, whether the latest news story or a sports video clip. To meet this burgeoning demand, the processors that power modern networks must deliver huge improvements in...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Achieving Privacy in a Federated Identity Management System

    Federated identity management allows a user to efficiently authenticate and use identity information from data distributed across multiple domains. The sharing of data across domains blurs security boundaries and potentially creates privacy risks. The paper examines privacy risks and fundamental privacy protections of federated identity-management systems. The protections include minimal...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Building a Low Latency Infrastructure for Electronic Trading

    As the global financial markets continue to shift towards electronic trading, the speed at which trading is able to take place establishes the winners and the losers among participants in the trading chain. Latency, wherever and however it is introduced, is the enemy of speed. Market participants are continuously driving...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    The New Economics of Customer Reach: Advanced Advertising

    Advanced advertising features in the trade press, articles, marketing papers, and conferences with increasing regularity. The phrase often is used so casually, and put forth with the underlying assumption that the audience has a thorough understanding of what is meant by the term. However, different media organizations, vendors, and media...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    A Bayesian Model for Sales Forecasting at Sun Microsystems

    An accurate short-term forecast of product sales is vital for the smooth operation of modern supply chains, especially where the manufacture of complex products is outsourced internationally. As a vendor of enterprise computing products whose business model has long emphasized extensive outsourcing, Sun Microsystems Inc. has a keen interest in...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Disaster Recovery Solution for Oracle Databases Using Remote Replication Feature of Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System

    Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System has comprehensive data services that provide instant snapshots, cloning, rollback, and remote replication. These features can simplify database protection and maintenance tasks for system and database administrators. This paper shows how to use Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System remote replication with Oracle databases...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Using Pentaho Business Intelligence and MySQL Database With Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System

    Organizations strive to deliver large amounts of data quickly and reliably and in an economical manner. However, existing storage solutions are expensive and hard to administer. The Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System is an easy-to-manage, eco-friendly, and scalable storage solution with the OpenSolaris Operating System. This paper demonstrates how...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Sun xVM Virtualization Portfolio: Virtualizing the Dynamic Datacenter

    Over the past few years, virtualization has evolved from a novel concept to an important tool in most datacenters. However, the full potential of virtualization has yet to be realized. And along with the many benefits of virtualization come new challenges that must be resolved. This paper summarizes the benefits...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Guide to Deploying Carrier Grade Services Using Open Source Technologies

    Open source technologies and commodity, carrier-grade hardware can combine to create a highly available, scalable, and responsive infrastructure to deploy next-generation communications services. This paper examines a solution stack based on integrating Sun GlassFish Communications Server, MySQL Cluster Carrier Grade Edition database, the OpenSolaris operating system, Sun Netra ATCA Blades,...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Sun Solutions for the Public Sector: Maximizing the Value of Stimulus Fund Investments

    With the establishment of the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), vital funds are being allocated to state and local governments - particularly in the areas of municipal, educational, and healthcare projects. While economic pressures continue to affect organizations nationwide, it is believed that these monies might reduce...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Early Experience With a Commercial Hardware Transactional Memory Implementation

    The author reports on their experience with the Hardware Transactional Memory (HTM) feature of two pre-production revisions of a new commercial multicore processor. The author's experience includes a number of promising results using HTM to improve performance in a variety of contexts, and also identifies some ways in which the...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    MySQL 5.1 Database Deployment Over CIFS on Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System

    This paper describes the procedure to deploy MySQL database infrastructure over CIFS protocol. This example uses a Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System and a Sun Fire server running Microsoft Windows 2003 Server. (In this case, Sun Storage 7210 Unified Storage System was used, but the procedure is also applicable...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Deploying Oracle Databases Using NFS on Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System

    The Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System supports NFS v3, NFS v4, iSCSI, and CIFS protocols and comes with a comprehensive set of data service features that can provide unlimited snapshots, clones, and remote replication. This quick start guide shows how to deploy Oracle Database using the NFS protocol with...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Backup and Recovery for Oracle Databases With Snapshot Feature of Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System

    Sun Storage 7000 Series Unified Storage System has comprehensive data protection features that provide instant snapshots, cloning, rollback, and remote replication. These features can make database protection and maintenance tasks easier for systems and database administrators. This paper shows the methodologies to be followed for performing backup and recovery operation...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Sizing Study for Pentaho Open Source Business Intelligence Suite on Sun Platforms

    This paper describes a sizing study of Pentaho Open Source Business Intelligence (OSBI) Suite on a Sun platform, including tests conducted with application tools from Pentaho. The purpose is to provide this guide as a reference point when users are choosing a suitable Sun platform for their Business Intelligence (BI)...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Sun Storage J4400 Array as Disk Storage for Zmanda Recovery Manager for MySQL Database

    This paper discusses how to quickly configure and deploy Zmanda Recovery Manager for MySQL databases with the Sun Storage J4400 array. MySQL software has become the world's most popular open source database because of its ease of use, high performance, and high reliability. Regardless of how one uses MySQL software,...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Make the Move to Solaris 10 and CoolThreads Servers (IBB Solaris 10 Adoption)

    Get an inside look at the breakthrough technologies that make the Solaris 10 OS and CoolThreads servers the best choice for tackling the IT challenges. The presenter shows how to easily upgrade from earlier versions of Solaris. Those who are on Solaris 10 should attend this webcast to take full...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Storage Management Outsourcing

    The attendee will explore how outsourcing part of the storage environment can keep the costs and challenges of storage management under control. The attendee will learn the four steps that every company must take when moving to a managed storage environment key considerations for working with a third-party vendor and...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Net Talk: Sorting Out Solaris Releases

    What's the difference between the Solaris 10 OS and Solaris Express Developer Edition (SXDE)? And where does OpenSolaris come into play? This webcast will help to sort through the different versions of Solaris and help to understand which version will best suit the needs. The presenter will give sneak peak...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Net Talk: Server Virtualization Choice With Sun

    Sun offers an integrated virtualization product portfolio and expertise that spans desktop-to-datacenter. The presenter gives closer look at Sun's server and OS virtualization solutions and shows why they are the ideal platform for virtualization and addressing key business and IT challenges.

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Apr 2009

    VirtualBox Live Show!

    This is the latest edition of the VirtualBox Live Show, discussing what's new in VirtualBox 2.2.

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Virtualization for MySQL on VMware: Best Practices and Performance Guide

    Performance variance is minimal on a properly configured system, as shown in tests on a typical small to medium business level server with MySQL running in a VMware virtualized environment. This paper explains how the author has reached this conclusion by describing the setup, configuration, and results from the testing....

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Open Virtualization: More Innovation Without Vendor Lock In

    For many organizations, virtualization is an attractive strategy to ensure that datacenter assets are better utilized. Virtualization solutions can also enable businesses to better manage their IT resources and achieve greater reliability. But today, open-source virtualization solutions from Sun offer organizations feature-rich, high-functionality software that provides innovative technologies developed in...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    SPARC Virtualization: Improving Business Flexibility While Lowering TCO

    IT professionals need to provide new IT services but are under pressure to reduce operational and acquisition costs. Businesses need to have the IT flexibility to rapidly add new services but need to do so in a cost-effective manner. Virtualization technologies and services provide a valuable tool for IT professionals...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Save Money and Improve Agility: Virtualize With Sun Sparc Enterprise M-Series Servers

    This white paper focuses on the business benefits that can be achieved by consolidating and virtualizing environments with Sun SPARC Enterprise M-Series servers. The document describes some of the challenges organizations are facing, and conveys how Sun SPARC Enterprise M-Series servers can help organizations bring day-to-day operations and costs under...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    VMware Reference Configurations for Midsize Companies

    Midsize companies can obtain significant advantages by using virtualization to consolidate functions, thereby reducing management effort, cost, and energy consumption. This Sun white paper presents a spectrum of virtualization reference configurations for different combinations of capacity, availability, and performance. VMware configurations are described ranging from single-server test systems to large-scale...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Turbo-Charging HPC Application Performance With Flash Storage

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how to boost the application performance by changing the focus from processing power to implementing the right storage environment for the HPC environment.

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Data Center Optimization: Three Key Strategies

    Data center managers face a lot of challenges over the next few years. In many facilities, three pressing problems need to be solved nearly immediately: limited power, increasing cooling demands, and space constraints. The growing urgency of power and cooling problems is apparent to anyone who has been operating a...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Australian Utility Reduces Downtime, Speeds Processing Time With Sun Servers and Storage Systems

    ETSA Utilities is South Australia's primary electricity distributor, delivering power to more than 800,000 homes and businesses. The company's challenge was to replace aging computers that host the company's ERP system and improve processing time of ERP system jobs. ETSA Utilities engaged Sun Microsystems to deploy two Sun SPARC Enterprise...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Sun Storage Solution Enables ETH Zurich IT Team to Support Innovative Scientific Research

    The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Z?rich (ETH Z?rich) is a science and technology university in Z?rich, Switzerland with 370 professorships and 15,000 students from 80 nations. The challenge was to scale to handle many TB of new data on a few days' notice and find an additional alternative to...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Sun Servers and Storage Support International Growth of French Geolocation Market Leader

    Based in Paris, France and founded in 2003, Deveryware has deployed a range of technologies that support geolocation services. The challenge was to reduce energy consumption of database hardware and avoid cost incurred by acquiring additional rack. Deveryware has replaced its existing HP hardware with a combination of Sun Fire...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Pennsylvania Healthcare System Improves Control of Electronic Data With Sun Storage Solution

    Based in Danville, Pennsylvania, Geisinger is one of the largest rural healthcare providers in the United States. The company's challenge was to meet regulatory requirements for controlling electronic data and implement solution under tight deadline. Geisinger Health Systems' upgraded its IT environment with a Sun StorageTek tape solution that strengthened...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Sun Microsystems Delivers Storage and Service Solution for German Automobile Conglomerate

    Founded in Munich, Germany, in 1916, BMW Group manufactures automobiles, motorcycles, and engines. The challenge was to update existing storage infrastructure enterprise-wide and incorporate existing HP storage systems into the new storage environment. BMW updated its storage infrastructure using enterprise storage systems from the Sun StorageTek 9900V family and fibre...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Memory Subsystem Profiling with the Sun Studio Performance Analyzer

    Upgrade procedures in this paper are specifically tailored for each of the deployment models in the contact center test environment, since each of the sites includes different components. There are three kinds of upgrade strategies for contact center components, which include Single-stage Upgrade, the Multistage Upgrade and Multisite Migration. Single-stage...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Finding Bugs in Open Source Kernels using Parfait

    This paper looks at the Parfait tool to provide a comprehensive view and offers to understand the results of running Parfait over the OpenSolaris, Linux and OpenBSD operating system kernels. Parfait is a static tool used to keep a check on bugs. It works for the C/C++ source code and...

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